Sunday, April 30
Throughout the 2017–2018 academic year, branding efforts, special events and community engagement activities mark the college’s sesquicentennial while honoring its past, present and future
The 7th grade student, invited to join the Duke University Talent Identification Program’s prestigious 7th Grade Talent Search in October, has gained admission into Duke’s Summer Studies Program
Saturday, April 29
James Fortune releases NEW SONG and cover for upcoming Album DEAR FUTURE ME, Available For Pre-order Now
James Fortune released a new anthem "Dear Future Me", the title track to the much-anticipated upcoming new album Dear Future Me, available digitally along with the acclaimed lead single "I Forgive Me". The album is available for pre-order now, featuring 17 tracks, as well as featured appearances from Tasha Cobbs, Kierra Sheard, Isaac Carree, and more! Check out a behind the scenes video for "Dear Future Me" and preview songs from the album now!
The Albany State University director of athletics has selected a new head coach for the university’s Golden Rams Football Program
Friday, April 28
Dan Lindsay and TJ Martin were both in grade school when the Los Angeles riots of 1992 erupted in the aftermath of a verdict that acquitted police officers in the shocking videotaped beating of motorist Rodney King.
MY Maryland State Fair is currently seeking applicants for the Maryland State Fair and the Marlin K. Hoff Scholarship programs.
Coppin State University Director of Athletics Derek Carter announced on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 that Juan Dixon has been named the seventh head coach in Coppin State University men's basketball history.
“Phil had his hands in everything, went everywhere and enjoyed every minute of it. I don’t think he ever met anyone he didn’t care for, even his slight acquaintances became his friends. We’ve traveled in Europe many times since his retirement from the Army in 1985 and have run into retired military in the most remote villages who recognized him instantly. Here, in the states at various airports changing planes, we have run into people who knew him.” — Juanita B. Phillips, wife
Tisa Silver Canady was honored with the Maryland CASH campaign’s 2017 Community Champion Award recently.
The scholarship season for applicants in Anne Arundel County, Prince George’s County, Baltimore County and Baltimore City is now open
Throughout the United States and in 20 other countries, Comcast Cares Day was a hit
Millie Brown is the Founder of A Mother’s Cry, which supports mothers who have lost their children to violence.
Chesapeake Life Center invites the community to the 12th annual Emily Schindler Memorial Lecture, “Navigating the Substance Abuse Continuum: Replacing Stigma through Understanding.”
Mayor Catherine Pugh joined youth volunteers to paint a mural inside the Farring Baybrook Recreation Center
Hospitals are encouraged to nominate patients for nationally-renowned training program for women living with heart disease
Against public sentiment, President Trump has prioritized rolling back environmental regulations, from emissions rules for power plants to the mandate that federal decision-making must take into consideration climate change impacts.
The quality of an early education can influence the opportunities for a young child’s success in school and life.
Artists Andrew Keiper and Tiffany Jones whose work is part of the “Everyday Utopias” art installation on display in Druid Hill Park in Baltimore City until Sunday, May 7, 2017.
This Part II of a three part series about Community Policing
This year’s Fallen Heroes Day ceremony will be held on Friday, May 5, 2017 at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens located at 200 East Padonia Road in Timonium at at 1 p.m.
In February this year, Ashley Grimes (left), and Destiny Jones (right) founded The Millennial Entrepreneur Network, LLC.
“Exciting and fun filled…The tale is emotionally alive with vivid, engaging characters,memorable scenes, full of magic and light…Sprinkled with beautiful prose and descriptions.” – 2016 Burt Award Judges
Thursday, April 27
In part two of an exclusive News One Now interview, host and managing editor Roland Martin spoke with Richelieu Dennis, founder and CEO of Shea Moisture parent company Sundial Brands, about the original intent of the ad posted on Shea Moisture’s Facebook page which sparked a social media frenzy on Monday. Dennis explained that the video, which depicts white women and a fair-skinned person of color, is one in a series of 24 videos that were planned to discuss the varying needs of hair-types and the products that could solve that. Dennis maintains the need to expand the brand to reach a larger consumer pool stems from the increasing competition the company is facing from national brands seeking market share and shelf space in the ethnic hair care market.
Students in the Maryland Institute College of Art’s (MICA) Exhibition Development Seminar (EDS) present “American Made: Mass Production/Mass Incarceration,” an exhibition and reading room that showcases photography, zines, video and other visual art forms produced by current and former prisoners that examines concepts of mass production and forced labor in prisons.
This Sunday, April 30th marks the Brigance Brigade Foundation’s 4th annual 5.7K Championship Race at Canton Waterfront Park in Baltimore, MD. This event not only kicks off ALS Awareness Month (May,) but also honors Founder O.J. Brigance’s decade of strength living with ALS. Many notable current and former Baltimore Ravens will be in attendance.
Christal Presley considers herself a survivor of the Vietnam War, even though the war ended years before she was born.
Wednesday, April 26
Southwestern Athletic Conference women’s golf champion, Texas Southern and individual medalist Chanelle Avaricio of Alabama State will find out where they will be competing in the NCAA women’s golf championships
Prairie View struggled in a 17-4 loss to Incarnate Word on Tuesday.
The Be Org (Be.) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit youth development organization dedicated to serving the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area. The organization’s mission is to encourage and nurture youth to live above their socially-imposed limitations; to develop their character, talents, and leadership skills, allowing them to go beyond a dream and achieve remarkable excellence.
It is common knowledge supported by health experts, the American Heart Association and the World Heart Federation: Eating saturated fats will cause plaque to build up in the arteries, which then harden, and ultimately leads to coronary heart disease. To prevent heart disease, the association and federation both recommend a diet low in saturated fats, the animal-based fats found in beef, pork, chicken, butter and cheese, among other foods.
Alexa Curtis, 19, laid her laptop on her dinner table and took a deep breath.
Tuesday, April 25
Hampton freshman Brianna Anderson was selected as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Softball Player of the Week
The Morgan State men's track & field team captured second place in the 14th Annual MSU Legacy Track Meet at a rain-soaked Hughes Stadium on the campus of Morgan State University.
In April of 1915, Booker T. Washington proposed “National Negro Health Week," recognizing that "without health and long life, all else fails.” His idea gradually evolved into observing the month of April as National Minority Health Month to raise awareness and eventually help eliminate the health disparities facing racial and ethnic minorities.
Rebuilding Together, a leading national nonprofit in safe and healthy housing that provides low-income homeowners with critical home repairs, is celebrating its annual National Rebuilding Month this April. Nearly 40,000 volunteers will serve in more than 1,600 affiliate-led rebuild projects throughout National Rebuilding Month.
The Mann Clan stage a Battle of the Sexes on the next episode of The Manns airing Tuesday, April 25 at 8 p.m. ET on TV One.
Monday, April 24
The Inaugural Coretta Scott King Birthday Social Justice Service is Saturday, April 29, 2017, at Howard University's Rankin Chapel, starting at 1 p.m.
At 90 years young, Chicago educator Dr. Joyce Clark says she's just getting started in her mission to help save Black girls. With the launch of Sister-Friend Intergenerational Mentorship Program, Clark is hoping to empower girls of African ancestry by helping them see the links between historical events and things that are happening today.
Frito-Lay is recalling two jalapeño-flavored potato chip products over fears of Salmonella contamination.
What medical advancements could save the lives of our children in the future? That's the question members of the American Academy of Pediatrics asked themselves. Their answers were published last week in the journal Pediatrics.
Sunday, April 23
United Way of Central Maryland will recognize this year’s “Philanthropic Five” award winners at its sixth annual Emerging Leaders United (ELU) Young Professionals Conference on Friday, May 5.
Friday, April 21
Calendar of Events to celebrate spring in the Baltimore Area for the next two weeks
On Thursday, April 14, 2017, the world marked three years since Boko Haram terrorists burst into dormitory rooms at the Government Secondary School in the northern Nigerian town of Chibok and kidnapped nearly 300 girls simply because they dared to get an education.
Company reminds customers to call 811 before you dig
A preacher's kid, Angel Williams wasn't “in the streets,” but having grown up in Baltimore’s infamous Park Heights community, she’s very familiar with how to move through them without being of them.
AKAs to host 86th North Atlantic Regional Conference in Baltimore
Contradiction can be a good thing— sometimes. At least that’s a working theory of famed poet, activist, educator and author Nikki Giovanni
Ceremony Will Highlight MSU’s 150th Year. Morgan State has awarded more than 50,000 academic degrees during its 150-year history.
National Arbor Day is Friday, April 28, this year, and the Arbor Day Foundation is making it easy for anyone to celebrate the annual tree-planting holiday.
Hip Hop artist Freeway, best known for his role as an artist on Jay-Z’s Roc-A-Fella Records label, will be the celebrity ambassador during the 15th anniversary of the Greater Baltimore Kidney Walk on Sunday, April 30, 2017.
The Baltimore Ravens are approaching the 2017 NFL Draft with a few holes to fill.
Approximately 50,000 youth with autism transition each year to adulthood and only half of them continue with formal education or enter the workforce after high school.
The Diggs-Johnson Museum will host a power point presentation on the 40 historic African-American communities of Baltimore County on Saturday, April 29, 2017.
Wednesday, April 19
At this very moment, there's a couple out there realizing that "their" song, the 2005 hit ballad "You're Beautiful," has nothing to do with a loving, body-positive relationship and everything to do with a stalker who's stoned out of his mind.
Fewer people want to come to America to work.
Tuesday, April 18
When it comes to filing your taxes, today is not the day to dawdle.
Nearly everyone who starts the Boston Marathon completes it. In 2016, around 97% of the starters finished.
How to be the oldest person in the world? Don't drink rum, according to 117-year-old Jamaican Violet-Mosse Brown, recently dubbed the world's oldest human.
Apple cider vinegar is one of the most popular natural health products around, with claims for everything from sanitizing toothbrushes to whittling waistlines.
Sunday, April 16
Hawks showed what they are made of clawing back to a 3-3 tie, but then fell 100-88 in a five-frame rolloff when a controversial rules violation by the Cornhuskers created in a 167-167 tie in Game 7.
(BPRW) Vy Higginsen's Mama Foundation Salutes The Incomparable Cissy Houston at Grand Opening of The Harlem Gospel Concert Series
The Mama Foundation for the Arts launches The Harlem Gospel Concert Series starring Vy Higginsen's Gospel Choir from Harlem at The Dempsey Theater, 127 West 127th Street starting April 15th and continuing the first three Saturdays in May (6th, 13th & 20th)
African-American nurse overtakes psychiatric industry -- mental health care options just got better!
African-American professionals facing discrimination, looking to hire attorneys, been referred to mental health services, or expecting to be ‘made whole’
Saturday, April 15
With 11 No. 1 hits and 30 soundtrack tunes, Freddie Jackson arrives with a soulful, love movement with the sizzling new single, “One Night”
Top seeds Alabama State and Jackson State prevailed in Saturday’s semifinals on day two of the 2017 SWAC Women’s Tennis Tournament played at the Pepsi Tennis Center
Friday, April 14
Feld Entertainment, Inc. parent company of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® producer of live family entertainment, announced in January that the iconic circus would hold its final performances at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, R.I., on May 7, and at the Nassau Veterans Memorial.
Al Roker with Loyola University Maryland Cheering Squad rallying the crowd before they attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the largest number of crab walkers
Well-known comedienne Pamela Hill, whose performance name is “Miss Maybelle,” has survived a heart attack and two stroke.
There has been meaty discussions in the African-American community around the topic of whether it is culturally necessary to attend a Historically Black
Succeeding in high school and college often requires more than just good grades.
Lardarius Webb signed a three-year deal worth $10.5 million with the Baltimore Ravens after he was released by the team in March this year.
Park School Third Grader’s Project Leads to Restriction on Idling
When you walk through Historic Marble Hill, you will appreciate the architectural craftsmanship with details that have stood the test of time and can’t be replicated by today’s builders.
The president’s budget identified steep cuts in numerous domestic programs. It calls for the elimination of a key program that Meals on Wheels groups depend on: a $3 billion program—community development block grants (CDBG)— that began under the Ford administration to combat poverty by giving states and cities greater flexibility in how to combat poverty.
For Anthony “Buckets” Blakes a member of the iconic Harlem Globetrotters for 15 years, shooting a basketball 583 feet and 8 inches is just another trick shot
Buried in the 24-hour news cycle of Russian conspiracies, presidential tweets, and White House nepotism, the Trump Administration found the time to set aside $100 million for the ongoing water crisis in Flint, Michigan.
Deadline for $10,000 prize is August 15, 2017
According to officials at Ooma, an online phone and Internet security company, multi-device Internet security has become particularly important now that a single network supports multiple devices
NAACP Image Award winning keyboardist Marcus Johnson has been added to the list of entertainment business panelists for the Baltimore Uplifting Minds II (ULMII) entertainment conference at Security Square Mall on Saturday, April 22, 2017
Thursday, April 13
Morgan State junior Jeremy Field and Bethune-Cookman senior Alvaro Barrera were named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Men’s Tennis Co-Players of the Week
In the aftermath of former-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s crushing defeat last November, a number of groups were launched to encourage greater political participation among young people, women and minorities.
Comedian Charlie Murphy died Wednesday after a battle with leukemia, according to his publicist Domenick Nati.
Wednesday, April 12
BLACKDOCTOR.ORG and The George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health announce the 4th Annual Top Blacks in Healthcare Awards gala honorees
16 of the nation’s leading health professionals to receive top-ranked industry honor
Aderlin Rodriguez Homers for Fourth Consecutive Game in 4-2 Loss
MEAC Announces Weekly Baseball Honors
You will be able to test yourself at home for a genetic predisposition for certain diseases, thanks to a new ruling from the US Food and Drug Administration.
There are great opportunities for African Americans and Latinos in the oil, natural gas, and petrochemical industries, according to industry insiders, who are calling on minorities to “get in the game.”
Tuesday, April 11
MEAC Announces Weekly Softball Honors
MEAC Tennis Recap, April 7-9
Despite what the American Cancer Society and other health organizations advise, many doctors still recommend routine mammograms to screen for breast cancer in younger and older women, a new paper suggests. Experts are divided on whether more screenings are beneficial.
Fruit juice is not as nutritious as fresh fruit, but it can be a healthy part of your diet, if it's consumed in small portions.
You might not be the only one on hold with Delta Air Lines this weekend. Their pilots are, too.
Monday, April 10
Diet is "a four-letter word for failure," if you ask Teena Henson.
Is New York taking a page from Europe's education playbook?
Sunday, April 9
Special Card Set Giveaway to Honor Local Military Heroes
Saturday, April 8
Evergreen Sportsplex to be Official Home to FCBEscola Soccer School
Friday, April 7
Roosevelt Jackson wrote and produced the film “Residue,” which looks at the aftermath of police brutality on families in the Baltimore, District of Columbia, Virginia and surrounding areas. Residue made its Baltimore premiere at the Charles Theater on Thursday, April 6, 2017.
Lindsey B. Johnson, founder of the Black Memorabilia, Fine Art & Crafts Show will have their Annual Event on Saturday and Sunday, April 8 & 9 at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds, 501 Perry Parkway in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
Three of Donald Trump’s latest ploys to distract attention from Russiagate have failed
The Baltimore Times front cover with Trina Isaac
One winner will receive $529 toward college savings plus the chance to be a “conductor” for a day
With all of the allegations surrounding Russian hackers, news about email leaks, and major intrusions at political organizations, concerns about your own information security shouldn’t be pushed aside.
Over the next several days, across the United States, people will pause in solemn remembrance of the 49th anniversary of the tragic assassination of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in Memphis, Tenn., on April 4, 1968.
he Entrepreneur’s Toolkit is a resource to help budding and existing entrepreneurs with taking their enterprise to the next level.
Hands of Hope provides health information and offers programs and resources for people of all ages in an effort to strengthen the communities it serves. Hands of Hope will hold the 2nd Annual Spring into Health Expo on Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. at Marley Station Mall located at 7900 Ritchie Highway in Glen Burnie, Maryland.
Seventeen-year-old Gabrielle Jordan from Bowie, Maryland is among ten finalists from around the country in Barbara’s Bakery’s search for the next amazing young business owner.
Trina Isaac refuses to let cancer define her or to let the disease stop her dreams. She was discovered by designer Luna Joachim and is now an international fashion model walking the catwalk in places like New York and Paris— with her ostomy bag.
Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) is now accepting applications for the 2017 Green Grants program.
PNC Foundation will fund hundreds of pre-K classroom requests as part of a new $5 million grant to DonorsChoose.org to provide teachers with resources necessary to inspire a love of learning in their students.
Jernigan has been traded to the Philadelphia Eagles.
Leah's Book Club held the 7th annual Irene Bennett Reid Memorial Tea on Sunday, March 19 at the Rawlings-Fulton Clubhouse at the Forest Park Golf Course.
Thursday, April 6
MEAC Announces Weekly Tennis Honors
Wednesday, April 5
PRESENTED BY LIONSGATE FILMS, CODEBLACK FILMS AND MORGAN CREEK PRODUCTIONS
Prairie View A&M University baseball team lost at Texas State 10-1 Tuesday night at Bobcat Ballpark
Job seekers are invited to attend Ripley's Job Fair on Wednesday, April 12 from 10 am to 2 pm and 4 pm to 7 pm at Ripley's Believe It or Not!, located at 301 Light Street on the Inner Harbor.
Quick feedback from a Connecticut woman's Fitbit confirmed her suspicions that her shortness of breath and rapid heartbeat were cause for alarm.
The world's biggest mobile messaging service could soon allow tens of millions of users to send each other something other than photos, videos and emojis -- money.
Tuesday, April 4
Steel yourselves, language pedants: Dictionary.com has added 300 new words to its online database.
Turns out not everyone thinks bringing a kangaroo on stage is funny.
An aspirin a day may keep the doctor away. It may also reduce your chances of dying from cancer, according to a study on long-term regular aspirin use and different kinds of cancer.
In 2004, David Teater of Spring Lake, Michigan, lost his 12-year-old son, the youngest of three boys, to a distracted driver. Afterward, he knew there were a few different ways he could get involved to raise awareness about this deadly problem.
Monday, April 3
On Monday, May 1st, A Well-Fed World presents the first-ever "Musical Meatless Monday" at Northwestern High School, 6900 Park Heights Avenue in Baltimore
Congressman Cummings & Sarbanes, Mayor Pugh with over 1000 adults, teens and children expected to attend this free, fun-filled and informative financial services fair - April is National Financial Education Month
Sunday, April 2
Ideal candidates will be those pursuing careers in television production
Saturday, April 1
The Bowie Baysox and 1430-AM WNAV will continue their partnership for a fourth season in 2017
Premieres Sunday, April 30th at 12:30pm ET/PT on Food Network
It's a centuries old disorder that wasn't recognized as worthy of research funding until 2005.